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Incheon regional roadmap and action plan on DRR through CCA in Asia and the Pacific


This paper, adopted at the Fourth Asian Ministerial Conference on Disaster Risk Reduction, focuses on the promotion of a comprehensive climate risk management approach. It looks forward to establish climate resilient disaster risk management (DRM) systems that contribute to sustainable development at regional, national, sub‐national and community levels by 2015, and is divided into initiatives that are of priority and can be achieved in the next 2 years, and initiatives that can be undertaken in the next 5 years.

It also: (i) recalls the previous declarations related to the integration of climate change adaptation (CCA) into strategies for the reduction of disaster risk, such as the Hyogo Framework for Action 2005‐2015, the Delhi Declaration on Disaster Risk Reduction (DRR) in Asia 2007, the Kuala Lumpur Declaration on DRR and its Regional Action Plan; (ii) reports on their progress; (iii) makes recommendations for fostering cooperation on DRR and CCA; (iv) identifies key issues to build capacity and the information base on disaster risks; and (v) calls for an urgent action to harmonize and link the frameworks and policies for disaster risk reduction and climate change adaptation, within the broader context of poverty reduction and sustainable development.

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  • Themes:Capacity Development, Climate Change, Disaster Risk Management, Governance, Social Impacts & Resilience

  • Short URL:http://preventionweb.net/go/16210

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